Apply to be New Sector Alliance Resident or Fellow : Application deadline March 1, 2013

 New sector alliance operate two AmeriCorps programs:

  • The Residency in Social Enterprise (RISE)† program is an 11-month program operating from September – July.  Residents are young professionals with up to five years of work experience after graduating from college.
  •   The Summer Fellowship program is an 11-week summer program operating from June – August. Summer Fellows are undergraduate students, and recent college graduates. Learn more and apply as a Summer Fellow.

   New Sector AmeriCorps Program Participants (Residents and Fellows) are selected from a competitive applicant pool to provide Boston or San Francisco Bay Area organizations (“host sites”) support that enhances the organizations’ service to their constituents. Residents engage in capacity-building projects such as measuring impact, developing collaborations and partnerships, promoting effective use of technology, engaging volunteers, and expanding communication and strategic marketing efforts. We develop each project in coordination with host sites to ensure a substantive, high-impact experience that benefits the host site and larger community, while building the program participant’s character as well as leadership, civic engagement and professional skills.

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Fund for the Public Interest: Info Table, March 11 &12, 2013

The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that works to build support for progressive organizations across the country. Fund for the Public Interest  runs campaigns for USPIRG, Environment America, the Human Rights Campaign, and Environmental Action. Currently, there are paid positions open on campaign staff in each of the organization locations. 

Strong candidates are hard workers and have excellent communication skills. As a member of Fund for the Public Interest staff, you will fund raise, build membership for our partner groups, and educate and activate citizens on pressing issues. You will also have the opportunity to organize press conferences and build coalitions with other non-profit organizations. Positions are open to all classes. The pay rate is $9-15/hr (varies by location).

To find out more, join the information table inMCCullough Grille Foyer !

Monday, March 11 or Tuesday, March 12,  2013, 9:30am – 6pm

If you have any question about this event contact Quesnel, Becky p.,

Great VT internship opportunities in one place ! Visit Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR)

Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR) provides internship opportunities with local businesses and organizations to students at Vermont colleges and universities This program gives students the opportunity to explore career opportunities in Vermont, and also supports the fast-growing entrepreneurial economy in Vermont. Undergraduate and Graduate Studies students can be involved in our innovative internship program, as well as recent graduates up to two years post graduation. Available internship opportunities include Project Management Intern  at Central Vermont Community Land Trust , GIS Data Acquisition and Implementation Intern  at Vermont Energy Investment Corp., Farm Intern at Barry Lawson Associates , Category Management Intern at Seventh Generation and many more.

For more information visit Available Internship List  .

To apply for any of the internships e-mail your completed cover letter, STUDENT Questionnaire Formand resume to Becky Cohen at with the internship title in the subject line. We will then review and forward your completed information to the business and act as the liason during the application process and throughout the internship

If you have ANY questions please do not hesitate to contact Becky Cohen, the Internship Program Manager, at the VBSR office:  862-8347, or by email at

Wild Gift Fellowship ! Application deadline April 15

Every year Wild Gift recruits outstanding new leaders to its Leader Network.  Through a rigorous application process, Wild Gift  recruits dynamic young individuals (ages 21-35) with innovative, entrepreneurial ideas.  Successful applicants exhibit a deep passion and commitment to wilderness and sustainability and the capacity to bring better world projects to fruition.

If selected to join the Network, you will receive The Wild Gift, which consists of:

  • a deep wilderness trek in the Idaho wilderness to refine your vision,
  • up to $350.00 for travel expenses to Sun Valley, Idaho,
  • the opportunity to receive up to $10,000 as a grant to further your work,
  • access to professional mentors to help translate your vision to reality,
  • a network of talented peers offering support, guidance and an entrepreneurial community, and
  • continued growth through annual retreats and trips to the wild.

Recruits become part of a dynamic and growing community of new leaders determined to have a significant impact in promoting peaceable community development in balance with the resources and values of wild nature.

The Wild Gift website has detailed information about the current members of the Network and their leadership initiatives, which may be helpful for potential applicants to review:  The application is available at

You can see some of our recent Wild Gift Fellows featured here:

Would you like to spend a summer fighting poverty in Vermont ? Apply for Addison County Poverty Internships

Addison County Poverty Internships offer meaningful opportunities to spend summer fighting poverty in Vermont. This year the paid internships will take place at the John Graham Homeless Shelter, the Addison County Council Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, and the Open Door Clinic. Interns will earn $9.20 per hour, 35 hours per week. Students can choose to reside on campus for $100 per week, meal plan included.

See here for list of internship descriptions:

Summer 2013- Paid Addison County Poverty Internships

How do I apply?
Find our more information and apply through MOJO! Log in here, search for “Addison County Poverty Internships,” and follow the instructions to submit a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcript (can be unofficial). Applications are due on March 11, 2013. Interviews will be held in mid-March and successful applicants will be notified before spring break.

What if I have questions?
Attend the information session:
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.
Center for Education in Action (EIA) Library in Adirondack House
OR Contact Ashley Calkins,



More than 50 wide-ranging opportunities with NOAA : Apply now !!

Midd alum Ruth Kelty ’95 with NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science is pleased to announce more than 50 wide-ranging internships open to Middlebury students in a variety of majors and interests. Through this internship program, opportunities will be available in NOAA labs and offices nationwide, working in fields such as applied ocean and atmospheric science, policy, and science communication. Each student’s summer activities will be overseen and mentored by a NOAA staff member.

Internships are in the natural and social sciences and last approximately 10 weeks. Start dates are flexible, but most internships begin in June and end in August. Interns will be selected on a competitive basis. While these are unpaid internships, the Center for Education in Action is committed to providing funding for up to three of these opportunities (current seniors are not eligible for funding but may still apply for the internships).

See here for list of internship descriptions :  2013 NOAA internship opportunities

Teach For America: Information Session , January 23

Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and working professionals – of all academic majors, backgrounds and career interests – who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders for expanding educational opportunity for all children.

TFA will be holding sessions to inform students of our mission and the opportunities that are available within Teach For America.

Wednesday, January 23,  7:30 – 8:30pm

McCardell Bicentennial Hall 104

Blackboard Mobile Information Session

Blackboard Mobile began as a Stanford-based startup called Terribly Clever Design and was acquired by Blackboard 3 years ago. Being a part of the greater Blackboard organization is a huge opportunity for anyone looking to make a difference in the world of education. Mobile office is located in  San Francisco  and works  with hundreds of institutions all over the world, touching the lives of millions of students. Blackbord Mobile has  the opportunity to revolutionize the way people are educated and  has a passionate, fun, and impactful culture.

There are 3 Middlebury alums working with Blackboard Mobile today and they are looking to hire a few more Midd kids who are hungry to make a difference in the worlds of education and technology.

“This session will be presented via Skype or Webinar”

Thursday , January 24,  7 – 8 pm

Francklin Environmental Center, Hillcrest 10

Charter House Volunteer Info Session

The Charter House winter housing facility that serves as an emergency home staffed 24/7 by trained volunteers who provide a warm, welcoming environment for families in stress. Attend this training to learn more about volunteering at the Charter House over J-Term and Spring Semester. Contact Charlotte Zelle, with questions.

Wednesday, January 16,  5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Ross Seminar Room B11

Join the StartingBloc fellowship in NYC ! NY’2013 Institute runs from June 6 to June10

StartingBloc Fellowship selects young leaders and provides them with access to the resources they need to address the most pressing global challenges. The most critical resource for StartingBloc fellows is to gain access to a tight-knit community of social innovators based across the country and the world.

The StartingBloc fellowship begins with the Institute for Social Innovation. This five-day experience is rooted in a blended-value curriculum and presents a Social Innovation Case (SIC) challenge, as well as sessions with industry leaders.

Applications for the 2013 New York Institute open December 5

  • The early application deadline is December 20th.
  •  Regular application deadline: January 15th, 2013

Check out the NY ’12 agenda, NY ’12 speakers, some answers to frequently asked questions. There are a handfull of Middlebury grads who have attended the Institute and can speak to it’s value.

Need more information? Visit :

Overland Travel Summer Trip Leaders







Interested in leading summer programs spanning the outdoors, service, language, or writing?  Apply to be a summer trip leader at Overland !

Application deadline: Monday, December 10 (1st of 3 deadlines)

Overland offers outdoor trips (hiking & bicycle touring), service and field studies, language study abroad and writing programs to students ages 10 to 18. For the past 26 years, small groups, carefully crafted programs and inspiring leadership have been at the heart of what they do.

Students ending their first year in college will serve on their Williamstown support staff and may earn leadership opportunities. Students completing their sophomore year typically lead in New England. Juniors and seniors lead programs across the country and world-wide.

Check MOJO for full details on this job opportunity

Winter Term ’13 : Middlebury Community Care Coalition Charter House Emergency Winter Shelter Intern

Application deadline: Monday, December 10

Middlebury Community Care Coalition is a volunteer-based non-profit that provides emergency housing and food through the Charter House Emergency Winter Shelter and Pleasant Street Transitional Housing to those in Addison County needing assistance.

 Interns will help maintain a spirit of welcome and community within the building. Interns will also gain an in-depth understanding of how the Middlebury Community Care Coalition and the broader community support the transition of homeless families to stable housing

Please visit go/internships and click on “Winter Term” for information on receiving course credit for this internship

Check MOJO for full details on this job opportunity!

  For more information visit :

Bronfman Fellowship – Schusterman International Center : Application deadline January 25, 2013

The Bronfman Fellowship offers a recent college graduate exposure to the high level operations of one of the largest international non-profit organizations in the Jewish community. Working in the Office of the President and supervised by the Director of the President’s Office, the Bronfman Fellow works closely with the Executive Assistant and senior Hillel professionals at Hillel’s Charles and Lynn Schusterman International Center in Washington, D.C. The Bronfman Fellow will develop professional skills and insights that will inform future Jewish leadership and a multitude of career paths.

The Bronfman Fellow will assist the President in the following primary focus areas:

  • Strategic Communications
  • Student Leadership and Engagement
  • Fellowship Opportunities

The Bronfman one-year long  fellowship salary is $32,000. Hillel also offers a generous benefits package that includes health and dental insurance and fifteen days each of vacation and sick leave.

Applications must be completed by Friday, January 25, 2013.  For more information and online  application visit :

Complete application includes : Online application/resume/essays, Two letters of reference and Official or unofficial transcript

For Questions Contact:
Bradley Mighdoll, Human Resources Associate :

Winter Term ’13 – Teton Science Schools Sustainability and Education Interns in Kelly, WY

Deadline to apply: December 17, 2012

An Internship with the Sustainability Coordinator at Teton Science Schools is a winter term experience available to motivated Middlebury students interested in organizational sustainability.

The intern will work on the sustainability audit (STARS) and the development of a Sustainability Report, describing the outcomes of the audit and the school’s efforts towards sustainability. As part of this program, the Intern will have the option to take a Winter Ecology Course (3-9 days) and work on the development of sustainability curriculum within the Field Education Program, including exploring pedagogy and field teaching, depending on the interests of the intern.

The Sustainability Initiative at Teton Science Schools is the process of educating about and monitoring our natural resource use. This process helps us to understand our environmental, community and economic impacts and make informed decisions regarding energy use, resource consumption and waste.

Don’t miss this great opportunity !! Apply on MOJO!

Mentor and coach sports to youth in Nicaragua!! Application deadline is TOMORROW

Lacrosse the Nations unifies the lacrosse community to sustainably improve education and health while creating hope and opportunity for children in need.

 For a second year, Lacrosse the Nations (LtN) is partnering with Manna Project International to recruit a Program Director (PD). The Program Director will be responsible for inspiring the youth in Nicaragua to love lacrosse and learn valuable life skills through the game. Manna Project International is a non-profit that utilizes the passions and energy of young people to empower developing international communities through hands-on learning and service.

Check MOJO for full details on this job opportunity!

Application deadline: Saturday, December 1

Interested in gaining a FREE dual Master’s of Education degree? Apply to Urban Teacher center!

        Urban Teacher Center

Information session : Monday December 3 , 6:00-7:00 pm, Hillcrest 103

Join Kerry Swarr, Director of Human Capital for Urban Teacher Center, for a webinar to learn about Urban Teacher Center’s Pioneering Teacher Preparation Program in Washington, DC Baltimore, MD.

Urban Teacher Center (UTC) is a four-year, alternative teacher preparation program. Each cohort participates in an intensive year-long residency, followed by a three-year teaching commitment in a high-need urban elementary, middle or high school. In addition to the clinical experience, UTC residents also enroll in a FREE dual Master’s of Education program that is directly relevant to the urban teacher.

Check MOJO for full details on this event!

Mind-Blowing Summer Program in Africa with ThinkImpact

ThinkImpact launches its application for the 2013 Institute in Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda and South Africa. Throughout the eight-week total immersion experience you will foster social entrepreneurship and gain real-world interpersonal skills.

ThinkImpact provides you with a curriculum and guidance to think with unprecedented creativity about how to:

1.     Inspire sustainable microenterprise development

2.     Tackle social challenges in rural communities, and

3.     Build and operate a team to do it!

The 2013 ThinkImpact Institute runs from June 19th  through August 14th. This includes an in-country training called ThinkImpact University (TIU), 7 weeks in your rural community and an end-of-program debrief, called Disrupt, at the end of the program.

Early application submission deadline is December 7th. Application submission deadline is February 1st.  Apply today to explore entrepreneurship with ThinkImpact in Africa this summer. The application is the first step in a life long journey of exploration and discovery. They are now accepting applications on a rolling basis. This means the sooner you submit your application, the better your chances of securing a seat at the 2013 Institute.

Learn more about the Institute at

Want to speak to an alum? Contact Jessica Morse (jessica[at] to connect with a former Institute Scholar today.

Paul Gerhardt, Jr. Summer 2013 Internship : Application deadline is February 19th, 2013.

The purpose of this full-time summer internship is to provide an opportunity for on-the-job experience for planning students or those in similar fields, especially for those interested in public service.

Applications for the Summer 2013 Gerhardt Internship are now open. Click here to download more information about the internship and instructions for completing your application.

All application materials (including reference letters) must be received by Tuesday, February 19, 2013. The intern will be selected by March 19 and notified by phone as soon as possible thereafter. Applicants not selected will be notified by mail.

For additional information about the internship, application process, or materials, please click here to read some Frequently Asked Questions. Please do not contact 1000 Friends staff until you have read this document. If you still have questions, please contact Robin Jennings at or 503-497-1000 x125.

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NIF/SHATIL Social Justice Fellowships (Including the Nomi Fein and Rabbi Richard J. Israel Social Justice Fellowships)

The NIF/SHATIL Social Justice Fellowship is an 10 month (September 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014 ) experience where fellows spend 32 hours per week interning in an approved, individually-selected Israeli non-governmental organization (NGO).

Fellows engage in monthly enrichment programs and periodic site visits to further develop their understanding of Israel, Israeli activism, and their role as activists both in Israel and at home.  Midd alum Mori Rothman ’11 was an NIF Social Justice Fellow last year in Jerusalem.

Fellows also receive training in leadership and community development. Because Fellows intern full time in an Israeli NGO, successful applicants must have either excellent Hebrew language skills, or good Hebrew with excellent Arabic skills. Living expenses are covered by a modest stipend. The  applications, including two letters of reference, are due on January 20, 2013. Applicants should be college graduates by the start of the Fellowship year. Only U.S. and Canadian residents are eligible for the SJF; Israeli permanent residents are not eligible to receive an NIF/SHATIL Social Justice Fellowship.
The NGOs are focused on one the following areas:

  • Safeguarding civil and human rights
  • Pursuing environmental justice
  • Promoting Jewish-Arab equality
  • Advancing the status of women
  • Fostering tolerance and religious pluralism
  • Bridging social and economic gaps

Applications are now available for the 2013-2014 Fellowship!    Click here to apply

If you have trouble accessing the online form, you can download the pdf version instead.
Please contact Sarah Lawson for any questions at

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